The Practical Tree Hugger Space Available

19th August 2017 - 26th August 2017

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Summer Week 6 - The Practical Tree Hugger

Led by Susanne Kelly

Join us for a week of family fun, where we will explore ways in which every one of us can live a more eco-friendly life.  We will build a bug hotel, there will be pond dipping, a bug hunt, “Junk Olympics”, and build and launch our own water rockets.  There will be a craft corner, with plenty of junk materials to upcycle throughout the week, on a theme of “Fashion”.  Bring old clothes for altering or Swishing, culminating in a fashion show on Friday evening.

Optional lectures will include talks on Food, Water, Waste, Energy and Transport. There will also be workshops and discussion groups throughout the week.  Othona Bradwell is off grid and produces up to 75% of its electricity by wind and sun.  What better place to spend a week of informative Tree Hugging fun?

Susanne Kelly is an Architect with a keen interest in sustainability and permaculture. She and her family live in a very ordinary semi-detached house on a very ordinary estate, where she tries to create a Forest Garden against the backdrop of her husband Jenne’s ever growing collection of unprocessed firewood.

Arrivals:  from 3pm Saturday - first meal is dinner at 7pm

Departures:  Saturday morning 11am

Cost:  adults £280 (£210)

Chat Sundays between 10am-12pm

Othona - Bradwell on Sea

Othona is Registered Charity number 277843

Othona owes its success to the ongoing generous donations by many of time, energy and money

The Othona Community, East Hall Farm, East End Road, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex CM0 7PN

Tel: 01621 776 564   Fax: 01621 776 207


Ubi caritas et amor deus ibi est - Where charity and love are, there God is

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